2017 Undergraduate Courses
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Health Promotion | 2017


Health Promotion is directed at enabling people to increase control over the determinants of their health and also changing social, environmental, political and economic conditions to reduce their impact on the health of communities. Students will learn how to plan, implement and evaluate health policies and projects, undertake health education initiatives, use media, engage with communities and develop advocacy strategies. Most of all, students will learn how to make a difference in people’s everyday lives. Job opportunities include health promotion officer, community health project worker. 

Subjects Required for Major Study

A major in Health Promotion requires the successful completion of at least 48 credit points of subjects in accordance with the table below. 

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
Year 2
HAS 230Contemporary Public Health Issues6Autumn
HAS 231Health Promotion6Autumn
MARK101Marketing Principles6Autumn, Spring, Summer 2017/2018
HAS 351Health Promotion Competencies6Spring
Year 3
HAS 347Social Sciences Project6Spring
HAS 348Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship6Spring
HAS 350Social Determinants of Indigenous Health6Spring
At least one of the following (to be completed in either year 2 or 3):
HAS 349Research Skills in Public Health6Autumn
HAS 346Social Advocacy6Spring


Credit Arrangements

Credit and articulation arrangements are available from the Course Finder. Refer to UOW's credit arrangements for information on how to apply for credit.

Other Information

Further information is available at:
UOW Course Finder
Email: ssc@uow.edu.au

Last reviewed: 13 November, 2016